Hopkinton, United States
Permanent | Full Time
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Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.
If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.
Perkin Elmer is seeking a highly motivated candidate to join the Hopkinton Applied Genomics R&D team. This role will lead development of automated platforms for various applications within genomics field. This position will require the ability to interface to a multi-disciplinary group as well as cross functions for the timely completion of project s . Additionally, the candidate is expected to be experienced in systems architecture, requirements management, electro-mechanical design, fluidics, stepper and servo motor controls.
The ideal candidate must demonstrate a focused attention to detail, work well with others in a team environment, be able to motivate team members, and be able to de fine clear targets and effectively communicate results and data interpretation to all team members.
Be the technical lead for multiple projects developing complex systems involving hardware, software, firmware
Hands-on involvement in all phases of product development, including concept, planning, development and validation
Present experimental findings and interpretations to R&D team members, cross-functional leaders, and senior management
Lead root causing activities to identify and alleviate roadblocks, to optimize processes and products
Determine design feasibility, evaluate design alternatives, and select optimum design approach
Develop requirements, specifications, schematics, simulations (where applicable), assembly drawings, bills of material, and material cost estimates
Ensure component reliability based on technical evaluation of vendors designs and manufacturing processes
Design for manufacturability (DFM).?Assist manufacturing in transition from development into production
Lead technical reviews to evaluate and analyze designs to assure performance and requirements are met
Lead Risk Management activities to ensure design shortcomings are identified and appropriately addressed
Ensure electrical design and documentation complies with medical safety and EMC/EMI standards; strong understanding of IEC 60601-1, 3.1 edition Safety and Essential performance and IEC60601-1-2 4th edition Electromagnetic disturbances
Accountable for R&D DHF deliverables according to Perkin Elmer Design Control Process following ISO 13485 regulatory standard (product requirement specifications, technical feasibility plan/report, risk control record)
Basic Qualifications :
MS (with 5 years experience ) or BS (with 7 years experience) in relevant engineering with industrial e xperience in life science / molecular diagnostics, automated liquid handling field
SolidWorks Experience required
Preferred Qualifications :
Track record of in-depth understanding of liquid handling automation technologies
Hands-on electro-mechanical systems design and troubleshooting experience
Experience in designing smart motion control solutions using motors, pumps, valves, linkages, actuators, and sensors
Track record of RUO product launch (IVD a plus)
Experience in requirement management tool (TFS, JIRA) preferred
Experience in LabVIEW, MATLAB preferred
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Strong sense of ownership, self-starter
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in fast pace environment
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